Salad with crab sticks for many has become as favorite as Olivier salad. The classic crab salad includes corn, although today there are dozens of recipes that taste amazing. At the same time, all crab stick salads are available for every family and many of them are low-calorie, which many will like.
The familiar and boring crab salad is easy to update by adding fresh vegetables to the ingredients. Fresh peppers, onions or cucumbers are great here.
It is with the latter that it is worth preparing crab salad in the first place. It turns out it is especially fragrant and juicy. It’s also nice that the cucumber cubes crunch. This will surely appeal to children and other vegetable lovers.
Crab sticks are combined with many products: chips, rice, cabbage, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, greens, canned corn and peas, mushrooms, fresh salad, boiled eggs, etc. Each cook can come up with his own salad recipe, choosing ingredients depending on your taste.
Using all the ingredients, you can prepare a puff or mixed salad. More time-consuming - puff crab salad.
Salads are often dressed with mayonnaise or a complex component sauce. Vegetable and olive oil, soy sauce and wine vinegar, mustard are suitable for dressing a salad of crab sticks.
The basis of crab sticks is surimi, which is made from fillet of white cod fish. Usually cod, hake, pollock, blue whiting are taken for their manufacture. Basically, the composition of the product includes starch, vegetable or egg protein.
The sticks should be even, juicy, elastic and painted on one side in pink or red, and the main part in white. The gray color indicates that the sticks are made from low-value fish species or more flour was added to the composition during production. A yellow tint is a sign of stale raw materials.